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Erwin Wegner

Full name: Erwin Wegner
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: April 5, 1909 in Szczecin, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
Died: February 16, 1945 in Sarreguemines, Moselle, France
Affiliations: Turn- und Sportverein Schöneberg Berlin
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Hurdler Erwin Wegner won the silver medal at the 1934 European Championships in the 110 metre hurdles. At the 1932 Los Angeles and 1936 Berlin Olympics he was eliminated in the semifinals both years. In Los Angeles he also finished ninth in the decathlon. He was German champion in 1932, 1933, 1935 and 1937 in the high hurdles, and his German record of 14.5 seconds in 1935 stood for 20 years. Wegner was a trained teacher and coach at the DHFL Berlin and held a doctorate in physical education. The SS officer (Obersturmbannführer) was killed in action in the last months of World War II in France.

Personal Bests: 110H – 14.5 (1935); Dec – 6189 (1932).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Germany GER AC h1 r2/3
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Decathlon Germany GER 9
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Germany GER 5 h2 r2/3

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat One AC DNF
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Round One Heat One 3 QU 15.1
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 15,3
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Athletics Germany Round One Heat Five 2 QU 15.1

Men's Decathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank P(1912BT) P(1985T) T D H
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final Standings 9 7,179.935 6.189
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany 100 metres 7T 809.6 723 11.4
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Long jump 13 708.45 677 6.41
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Shot put 13 636.0 588 11.70
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany High jump 10T 608 504 1.65
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany 400 metres 5 872.16 736 51.6
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany 110 metre hurdles 1 OB 962.0 774 15.4
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany 110 metre hurdles Heat One 1 962.0 774 15.4
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Discus throw 13 545.90 529 33.26
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Pole vault 10T 541 381 3.10
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Javelin throw 6 802.825 645 53.83
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany 1,500 metres 6 694.0 632 4:47.8
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Athletics Germany 1,500 metres Heat Two 4 694.0 632 4:47.8
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